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"Red River Blue ... Blake Shelton ... Warner Bros. (2011)"
on July 12, 2011
Warner Bros. presents "Red River Blue" -- featuring Blake Shelton, with a great release. These days country music is all over the place, but this is what it should sound like. Shelton's voice and vocals on this release are better than ever, the songs are blends of Honky Tonk, love songs, ballads, mixed with rowdy party tunes that ring clear throughout this one of a kind album
If you're not a Blake Shelton fan, you will be after a brief listen to this album. This is his best so far, and that's saying something.
There is not one track I would skip over. Shelton's formula for putting over a tune is almost classic within the fueled arrangements and musicians bringing it all together. Bonus ingredients is the back up vocals by Miranda Lambert and Martina McBride.
Blake Shelton appeared on the 44th Annual Country Music Awards on November 10, 2010 where he performed "All About Tonight" and won Male Vocalist of the Year.
Red River Blue (Title and Time Listings)
1 Honey Bee 3:30
2 Ready To Roll 3:36
3 God Gave Me You 3:50
4 Get Some 3:32
5 Drink On It 3:31
6 Good Ole Boys 3:08
7 I'm Sorry 3:29
8 Sunny in Seattle 3:27
9 Over 3:13
10 Hey 3:31
11 Red River Blue 3:21
Blake Shelton [aka: Blake Tollison Shelton]
Date of Birth: June 18, 1976 - Ada, Oklahoma,
Date of Death: Still Living
Mr. Jim's Ratings:
Quality of Sound: 5 Stars
Solid Performance: 5 Stars
Mixing: 5 Stars
Overall: 5 Stars [Arrangements & Song Selection]
Special footnote: -- `Honey Bee' has already hit the Top 10 song on country radio and is Shelton's fastest rising track to date. Shelton is used to hit singles, as eight No. 1 hits decorate his current resume, and `Honey Bee' appears on track to be his ninth.
Total Time: 36:08 min on 11 Tracks ~ Warner Bros. Records ~ (July 12, 2011)